Flex Sensor 4.5”

Flex Sensor 4.5”

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A simple flex sensor 4.5" in length. As the sensor is flexed, the resistance across the sensor increases.The resistance of the flex sensor changes when the metal pads are on the outside of the bend (text on the inside of bend). The connector is 0.1" spaced and breadboard friendly.

These 4.5" Flex Sensors can be easily integrated to an Arduino or Raspberry Pi by making a voltage divider circuit using a 10 K Ohm resistor at any one lead of the sensor.


Use the following Code to integrate your Flex Sensor with an Arduino

Arduino Code


/* How to use a flex sensor/resistor - Arduino Tutorial
Fade an LED with a flex sensor

const int ledPin = 3; //pin 3 has PWM funtion
const int flexPin = A0; //pin A0 to read analog input

int value; //save analog value

void setup()

pinMode(ledPin, OUTPUT); //Set pin 3 as 'output'
Serial.begin(9600); //Begin serial communication

void loop(){

value = analogRead(flexPin); //Read and save analog value from potentiometer
Serial.println(value); //Print value
value = map(value, 700, 900, 0, 255);//Map value 0-1023 to 0-255 (PWM)
analogWrite(ledPin, value); //Send PWM value to led
delay(100); //Small delay





Angle Displacement Measurement
Bends and Flexes physically with motion device
Possible Uses.: Robotics, Gaming (Virtual Motion), Computer Peripherals.
Simple Construction Specifications:
Flat Resistance: 10K Ohms
Resistance Tolerance: ±30%
Bend Resistance Range: 60K to 110K Ohms
Power Rating : 0.50 Watts continuous. 1 Watt Peak
Temperature Range: -35°C to +80°C

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